Lesson 3.1 – Active Cycle of Breathing Technique (ACBT)

Physiotherapy for Children aged 4-12 years with Cystic Fibrosis

The following video forms part of Child Health International’s series of masterclasses in the multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of cystic fibrosis – the full list of available resources is available here.

This video is intended as training material for medical professionals only. We do not recommend they are used by patients, or by parents or guardians, without proper medical advice and supervision.


Ages 4-12

Active Cycle of Breathing Technique (ACBT)

These Master Classes in physiotherapy are brought to you by Child Health International in collaboration with the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Cystic Fibrosis and the European Cystic Fibrosis Society’s Physiotherapy Special International Interest Group, in association with the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

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Quiz 3.1 – Active Cycle of Breathing Technique (ACBT)

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ACBT can be modified and used in conjunction with other airway clearance techniques?

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FET should be performed with an open mouth and throat?

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Which statement best describes breathing control?

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